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SPIE acquires Alard
SPIE, a provider of electrical and mechanical engineering and HVAC services, announces the acquisition of Manchester based Alard.
With the acquisition, SPIE aims to further grow its UK business SPIE UK, develop its UK experience in electrical engineering and expand its presence in the North of England. Alard is a fully accredited Electrical Engineering Contractor operating in key industrial, commercial, educational and retail sectors for Blue Chip companies. James Thoden van Velzen, CEO of SPIE UK, explains: "The acquisition of Alard fits perfectly into our strategic plan to expand our regional coverage and acquire specialist technologies and services. As a successful electrical services provider, Alard shares our pursuit of exemplary performance, local presence and sustainability. We are excited about the future of SPIE UK following the acquisition and believe it will be a very valuable addition for SPIE’s customers. Graham has been instrumental in building up his business over 26 years and we wish him all the very best in his retirement.”